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2011: A New Year, A New You!

by Dr. Christopher on January 3, 2011

Transitions such as births, deaths, seasons, and holidays bring opportunity.

An opportunity to feel emotion, analyze, and reflect.

The New Year is no different.

With nearly everyone you know making resolutions, you’d think that year after year, we would all be able to create an ideal life.

Year after year, you make a decision to lose 20 pounds, run a mile, get a raise at your job, or be closer to your spouse.

How many years in a row do you make that resolution?  Or each year, are you coming closer to the life of your dreams?

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Thought Farming: Water One Seed at a Time

by Dr. Christopher on December 13, 2010

Courtesy of Advait Supnekar

How big is your thought garden?  Do your seeds flower?  Or are your hands in too many baskets at one time, with not enough cultivation of your most important seeds?

Wanting five flowers that you love versus twenty flowers that you just like can be the difference between failure and success.

You’re one person with two hands.  You have only one watering bucket, and can cultivate one seed, maybe two seeds at a time.

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How to Live Everyday Like It’s Christmas

July 25, 2010

 “.. almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to […]

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Your Beliefs: Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

July 21, 2010

Has anyone ever told you that you can’t have something?  Maybe it’s a dream car or dream job?  A significant other?  Or maybe that you will never be the type of person you want to be?  A professional athlete?  A lawyer or doctor?   What is your first reaction to comments about you?    Do […]

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Your Dreams: Whose Are They Really?

June 27, 2010

One of the most adventurous things left to us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams. ~ E. V. Lucas When you sleep and dream, and wake up the following morning, what are those things that give you the most happiness?  What do you really want?  Cars, […]

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